Oh My Gods

Author: Megan E. Bryant
Publisher: Paw Prints
ISBN: 9781442069602
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Presents a guide to Greek mythology, providing profiles of gods and goddesses along with information on monsters, heroes, and the underworld.

The Writing Thief

Author: Ruth Culham
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1625311419
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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It's been said that good writers borrow while great writers steal. Writing thieves read widely, dive deeply into texts, and steal bits and pieces from great texts as models for their own writing. Ruth Culham admits to being a writing thief--and she wants you and your students to become writing thieves, too! A major part of good writing instruction is finding the right mentor texts to share with students. Within this book, you'll discover more than 90 excellent mentor texts, along with straight-forward activities that incorporate the traits of writing across informational, narrative, and argument modes. Chapters also include brief essays from beloved writing thieves such as Lester Laminack, David L. Harrison, Lisa Yee, Nicola Davies, Ralph Fletcher, Toni Buzzeo, Lola Schaefer, and Kate Messner, detailing the reading that has influenced their own writing. Ruth's renowned easy-going style and friendly tone make this a book you'll turn to again and again as you guide your students to reach their full potential as deep, thoughtful readers and great writers. There's a writing thief in each of us when we learn how to read with a writer's eye!


Author: Jill Dubois
Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 1608708756
Format: PDF
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This book introduces the geography, history, economics, culture, and people of the Mediterranean country of Greece. All books of the critically-acclaimed Cultures of the World� series ensure an immersive experience by offering vibrant photographs with descriptive nonfiction narratives, and interactive activities such as creating an authentic traditional dish from an easy-to-follow recipe. Copious maps and detailed timelines present the past and present of the country, while exploration of the art and architecture help your readers to understand why diversity is the spice of Life.

Cronus the Titan Tells All

Author: Eric Braun
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1479521841
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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"Introduces the concept of point of view through Cronus' retelling of the classic Greek myth 'War of the Titans'"--

A Handbook to the Reception of Classical Mythology

Author: Vanda Zajko
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119072115
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A Handbook to the Reception of Classical Mythology presents a collection of essays that explore a wide variety of aspects of Greek and Roman myths and their critical reception from antiquity to the present day. Reveals the importance of mythography to the survival, dissemination, and popularization of classical myth from the ancient world to the present day Features chronologically organized essays that address different sets of myths that were important in each historical era, along with their thematic relevance Features chronologically organized essays that address different sets of myths that were important in each historical era, along with their thematic relevance Offers a series of carefully selected in-depth readings, including both popular and less well-known examples

Gods and Warriors Die Insel der Heiligen Toten

Author: Michelle Paver
Publisher: cbj Verlag
ISBN: 3641110033
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Der 12-jährige Ziegenhirt Hylas weiß nicht, wie ihm geschieht, als ihn in den Bergen plötzlich mysteriöse Krieger angreifen – albtraumhafte Gestalten in Rüstungen aus schwarzem Leder, umgeben von einem Dickicht aus Speeren, die Gesichter mit Asche beschmiert. Diese schwarzen Krieger wollen Hylas töten. Er weiß nicht, warum, aber er muss entkommen. Und so beginnt seine Reise über Land und Meer. Seine einzigen Verbündeten sind Pirra, die rebellische Tochter einer Hohepriesterin, und ein Delfin namens Filos. Aber die schwarzen Krieger sind erbarmungslos. Doch warum nur jagen sie Hylas ... und wie soll er überleben?

Das Geheimnis der Geister von Craggyford

Author: Eva Ibbotson
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3423423749
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Ausgabe zur Verfilmung Rick traut seinen Augen nicht, als eines Morgens eine ganze Gespensterfamilie an seinem Bett auftaucht! Die Gespenster erhoffen sich von Rick Hilfe in einer misslichen Situation: Ihr altes Spukschloss soll in einen Ferienpark umgewandelt werden – und sie stehen ohne Zuhause da! Sofort startet Rick die Aktion »Geisterrettung«. Verfilmt und auf DVD und Blu-ray erhältlich